On 6/26/06, Mike Stok <mike / stok.ca> wrote:
> >> s[0]      # The first character
> >> s[/./]    # The first character
> >> s[byte:0] # The first byte (of a string with some non ascii
> >> compatible encoding)
> > I kinda like that.
> Presumably this is general arm waving, because s[/./] need not return
> the first character of a non-empty string, unless you mean s[/./m] or
> some uglier alternative

I'm referring to s[byte: 0]. It's elegant.

-austin
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